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Points to keep in mind when designing digital signage content
Points to keep in mind when designing digital signage content

To have a great digital sign, you need great digital signage content. Without great content, your digital sign can quickly fade into the background. In the worst cases, viewers regard a digital sign with poor content as an eyesore and...

How to manage content on digital screens
How to manage content on digital screens

This image is from Wesley Fryer on Flickr. In the past, content management on digital screens was a time-consuming and involved process. A user would have to physically visit a digital screen and manually swap out a USB stick or...

Why a Raspberry Pi digital signage player may be right for you
Why a Raspberry Pi digital signage player may be right for you

“The bigger, the better,” is a common sentiment among consumers. Often, their thinking is that they will have more capabilities and fewer compromises when they purchase a bigger product. While this feeling may be correct for some products, it is...

Your dictionary for digital signage industry terms
Your dictionary for digital signage industry terms

If you’re new to digital signage, there’s a good chance you’re learning quite a few industry terms. A digital sign requires several different components, and you need to put them together in just the right way. In this article, we...

What is digital signage software?
What is digital signage software?

Digital signage software is a tool that enables users to manage their digital signage content and screens. With digital signage software, users can schedule content, create playlists, organize their screens into groups, and even diagnose playback issues that occur with...

Security with IoT devices and digital signage
Security with IoT devices and digital signage

Security with IoT devices and digital signage The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the growing network of physical devices that can now transfer data to and from the internet. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates that IoT technology will impact...